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Dr Hennigan is honored to have participated as invited faculty for DJO’s 8th Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, held in Tampa, FL on June 11-12, 2021. The course was a combination of case-based discussions with the world’s thought leaders in shoulder arthroplasty, as well as a lab, where participants can gain experience using surgical techniques in explanting and re-implanting shoulder prostheses.

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Shawn Hennigan, M.D.

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Shawn Hennigan, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specializing in Shoulder & Elbow

Shawn P. Hennigan, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, with a sub-specialty focus on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. As a sub-specialist, he sees a large volume of problems ranging from relatively simple to very complex. He has a special interest in treatment of shoulder arthritis, and rotator cuff injuries. Dr. Hennigan performs a high volume of total and reverse total shoulder replacement, rotator cuff repairs, as well as joint sparing salvage procedures for irreparable rotator cuff tears.

Dr. Hennigan joined Hand to Shoulder Clinic in 2020, but practiced most recently in Green Bay, WI. He is originally from Philadelphia, PA where he completed medical school at Temple University. He went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University in Chicago, IL. After his residency, Dr. Hennigan completed his fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Since completing his training in 2000, he has chosen to limit the scope of his surgical practice to caring for patients with shoulder and elbow problems.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint. In arthroscopic examination, a small incision is made in the patient's skin through which pencil-sized instruments that have a small lens and lighting system (arthroscope) are passed. Arthroscope magnifies and illuminates the structures of the joint with the light that is transmitted through fiber optics. It is attached to a television camera and the interior of the joint is seen on the television monitor.

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patient testimonials

  • Having had 3 successful hand surgeries at the Hand to Shoulder Clinic, I looked there first when I dislocated my shoulder. A friend had recommended Dr. Hennigan for a reverse shoulder replacement, and my own orthopod deemed him "excellent" as did 2 other medical providers in Green Bay. His knowled...

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  • Dr. Hennigan was very pleasant, confident, attentive and encouraging. His staff were friendly and patient. The office was very clean and comfortable. My results are better than I’d imagined and I have recommended him several times since my surgery.

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    ~Paula Reynolds~

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    ~Kevin Minton~

  • I have had multiple orthopedic procedures, with mixed results. Most recently I had a reverse total shoulder replacement performed after 3 failed attempts at rotator cuff repair with another physician. Hopeless and tired, a friend suggested I see Dr. Hennigan. 6 months post-op, I am back to cross c...

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    ~Verified Patient~

  • My whole experience with the Hand to Shoulder clinic to my surgery at Appleton Medical to my rehab was a wonderful experience. Everyone was very caring and professional and prompt. Dr. Hennigan and Kyle answered ALL my questions and showed me pictures and videos so I could be prepared. Besides being...

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    ~Glory Schrader~

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